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wireless telegraphy

Now Rare. radiotelegraphy.
Origin of wireless telegraphy
First recorded in 1895-1900
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wireless telegraph, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In addition, he has entire charge of the electric lighting and wireless telegraphy.

    The British Navy Book Cyril Field
  • They could always communicate with Togo's flagship by wireless telegraphy.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin
  • This was also invented later by another inventor, and is in use to-day, but will naturally be rivalled by wireless telegraphy.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  • So it was also with the application of wireless telegraphy to aircraft.

    The War in the Air; Vol. 1 Walter Raleigh.
  • The material fruits of science are among our most familiar wonders—the motor-car, the aeroplane, wireless telegraphy.

  • The Public also hooted at wireless telegraphy in its early stages.

  • Mr Bevan cut in on his reflections as if he had heard them by some process of wireless telegraphy.

    The White Feather P. G. Wodehouse
  • What miracles are wireless telegraphy, flying-machines, the Roentgen ray!

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • In wireless telegraphy, to cause powerful electric oscillations in the ether.

    How it Works Archibald Williams
  • It's wonderful how this wireless telegraphy is coming into use!

British Dictionary definitions for wireless telegraphy

wireless telegraphy

another name for radiotelegraphy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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